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[Tennessee, Utah] Cooper: Public smoking initiative is off to a polite start

Since the initiative is only at the ask stage, we commend its goals and its parameters and will be delighted to breathe fresher air in more places. If it ever gets to the stage where smoking is forbidden in public areas, another look may be necessary to
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 14, 2015 12:53

Cut out the cost of cigarettes

The average cost of a pack of cigarettes in Michigan is $8. This ranks on the higher end throughout the United States, with the lowest cost being Virginia at $5.25 a pack and the highest in New York at $12.85 a pack. According to The Motley Fool, the yea
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Oct 12, 2015 19:17

[Asia] AUDIO: Smoking related deaths rising in China - what will change while tobacco companies are state-owned?

Public health advocates in China are hoping a new report predicting a tripling in the number of smoking related-deaths there will be a wake-up call for the government...critics say little will change so long as state-owned companies continue to run the in
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:27

One Groups Pays More For Health Insurance Under ObamaCare - Tobacco Users

A new analysis finds tobacco users pay more for a health insurance plan from the Affordable Care Act exchanges than non-tobacco users in nearly every county of the 37 states that used to sell their plans in 2015.
Science 2.0
added Oct 12, 2015 16:56

[UK] Representation to the 2015 Spending Review / All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health (PDF)

Government funding for tobacco control should be increased by an additional £100 million a year, from around £200 million a year at present to £300 million a year. This additional investment could deliver a return on investment (ROI) of almost 1100% over
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:46

[Asia] Study Shows Spread of Cigarettes in China

Chinese men now smoke one-third of all the world’s cigarettes, and a third of all young men in China are doomed to eventually die from the habit, scientists in China and Britain have concluded. Their study, published last week in The Lancet, estimated t
New York Times
added Oct 12, 2015 10:35

[Ireland] Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Despite Dr Reilly’s claims, sharp increases in tobacco excise have been far from the money-spinner the Fine Gael/Labour government has been predicting, a new analysis by shows.
The (ie)
added Oct 11, 2015 17:32

[Eastern Europe] Crime gangs making 900 per cent profit on illegal cigarettes sold in Ireland

The gangs are flogging the smokes, many of which have been found to contain rat poison, lead, arsenic and even human excrement, on the streets ... It’s estimated one in every four packets sold here has been smuggled into the country illegally – costing
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:29

[Canada] Grant: Illegal tobacco is costing Alberta $100M a year

Contraband tobacco is setting up shop in Alberta. That means lost tax revenues for the province, circumvention of health standards and regulations, and easy access to tobacco for minors...Alberta raised tobacco taxes by more than 10 per cent in the spri
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:23


What exactly has prompted the government to launch into the business of telling us what’s cool and what isn’t?... Many of us have a bad habit of smoking, but it’s equally clear that the government has an out-of-control credit card problem—something that’
Generation Opportunity
added Oct 10, 2015 12:00
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